Irene Amelia Kester, 94, of Chatfield, passed away on January 28, 2018, at the Chosen Valley Care Center.
Irene was born October 11, 1923, to Frederick and Amelia (Holton) Schroeder.
On February 14, 1948, she married Richard Kester at the Methodist Church in Chatfield.
Irene enjoyed spending time with friends, sewing, baking bread and rolls, doing crossword puzzles and word searches. In years past she and Richard square danced and enjoyed traveling. She fondly remembered time on the farm.
Irene is lovingly remembered by numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband Richard, and siblings: Frederick, Herman, Mary, Dorothy and Doris.
A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, February 2, 2018, with Rev. Alice Applequist officiating. A committal service will follow at Calvary Cemetery.
Visitation and a time of sharing will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Riley Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. To share a memory of Irene with the family please visit RileyFuneralHomes.com.